Location: Belmonte in Sabina, and Cabras ( Sardinia), Italy
The Institute consists of instruction and hands-on experience in conservation methods of ancient stonecarving and stone conservation at the Centro di Conservazione Archeologica in Belmonte in Sabina, Italy. The rest of the program, centered at the Museum of Cabras, Sardinia where participants help to conserve the Nuragic sculptures from Monte' Prama near Cabras. Also included are excursions to Ostia, Rieti, Assisi and Spoleto, and various sites in Sardinia, two weekends in Rome, and evening programs in local Italian culture.
Period(s) of Occupation: Roman and late Bronze Age
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: full session
Room and Board Arrangements
ACI participants are provided with full room and board, for the first two weeks at the guesthouse of the CCA, the Convento di San Nicola in Belmonte in Sabina and for the second two weeks in a hostel outside of Carbras in Sardinia.